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The Night Before Kindergarten
Contributor(s): Wing, Natasha, Durrell, Julie (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0448425009     ISBN-13: 9780448425009
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2001
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Annotation: Colorful illustrations illuminate this uplifting takeoff on the classic Clement C. Moore Christmas poem as excited kids prepare for the first day of kindergarten.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
First day of school; Juvenile poetry.
Kindergarten; Juvenile poetry.
Schools; Juvenile poetry.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | New Experience
Dewey: 811/.54
LCCN: BL2001006790
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Night Before
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 8.00" H x 8.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs) 29 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 65009
Reading Level: 3.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
'Twas the night before kindergarten, and as they prepared, kids were excited, and a little bit scared. It's the first day of school Join the kids as they prepare for kindergarten, packing school supplies, posing for pictures, and the hardest part of all-saying goodbye to Mom and Dad. But maybe it won't be so hard once they discover just how much fun kindergarten really is Colorful illustrations illuminate this uplifting takeoff on the classic Clement C. Moore Christmas poem.

Contributor Bio(s): IV>Natasha Wing was born in Milford, Connecticut in 1960. At the age of 20 she moved to Arizona where she finished college at Arizona State University in 1982 with a B.S. in Advertising. In 1988 she married Daniel Wing and moved to Northern California where she worked in advertising for a number of years.

It wasn't until 1991 that she decided to write children's books. Luckily she sold her first book, Hippity Hop, Frog on Top, within 6 months and has been writing children's books and articles ever since. Her second book, Jalapeno Bagels, came out in June 1996 with Atheneum Books. The Night Before Easter, was published with Putnam All Aboard Books. She has also been published in Humpty Dumpty's Magazine, Girls' Life, and Hopscotch for Girls, and has two recipes in Writers in the Kitchen.

Birthday: February 7th Pets: Siberian husky, Sabaka, and cat, Jemima Professional: Member of Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators Favorite Children's Books: Polar Express, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Cat in the Hat, The Golden Compass Favorite Season: Fall Favorite Tree: Maple Favorite Color: Cranberry red Favorite Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin with Vanilla Chips Reason for writing The Night Before Easter: "I wrote The Night Before Easter for parents to read at bedtime so children could go to sleep with sweet dreams of jelly beans dancing in their heads."


 
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